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ἐπιτροπ-εύω , be an administrator, guardian, etc.
1. abs., Hdt.1.134, X.Oec.12.8, 13.1, IG3.392, etc.; τινί for one, Pl.Lg.849b.
2. c. gen., “ΛεωβώτεωHdt.1.65; “Αἰγύπτου .Id.3.15; τοῦ πλήθεος ib.82; “ΒαβυλῶνοςId.7.62 ; “τινόςPSI4.281.30 (ii A.D.); “χώραςJ.AJ11.4.6 (Med., v.l. Act.).
3. c. acc., govern, manage,τὴν πατρίδαHdt.3.36; “πόλινId.8.127, Pl.R.519c; “τὸν δῆμονAr.Eq.212, al.; “τὴν κτῆσινPl.Lg.877c:—Pass., to be managed by bailiffs, Arist.Oec.1345a8.
b. c. acc. pers., . τινά to be guardian and regent for him, Th.1.132, Lys.10.5:—Pass., to be under guardians, Is.1.10; “ὑπό τινωνSIG364.58 (Ephesus, iii B. C.), etc.; κακῶς.. ἐπιτροπευθῆναι to be ill-treated by one's guardians, Pl.Lg.928c, cf. D.27.5 ; “αἰσχρῶς -τετροπευμένους ὑπὸ τοῦ πάππουLys.32.3: metaph., “ σοφὸς -εύεται ὑπὸ θεοῦPorph. Marc.16.
4. in Roman Law, to be procurator, IG14.911, Plu. 2.471a, etc.; τῆς Ἰουδαίας Ev.Luc.3.1.
b. act as agent, represent a person's interest, Mitteis Chr.372ii2 (ii A. D.).
II. = ἐπιτρέπω, grant, allow,δίαιτανIs.5.31 codd. ἐπιτροπ-έω , = foreg., dub. in Pl.Com. 265.
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